Strategic Planning of Supply Chain Facilities

LEE HALES | April 29, 2016

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The webinar discussed key aspects of strategic planning for major capital investments and a systematic, step-by-step planning process from network optimization and site selection to facility layout, material handling and building design. The webinar also provided a brief summary of the topics and concepts covered during the 4-day course taught through Georgia Tech's Professional Education program.

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Bring is Norway Post's brand aimed at business customers within mail and logistics in the Nordic region. Bring is the fourth largest logistics operator and second largest mail distribution company in the Nordic area, and transports large volumes of goods, parcels, mail and foodstuffs within the Nordic area and to and from the international market

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